Patient registration at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Welcome to MD Anderson Cancer Center. In this video, we will explain what to expect during your first visit. Your Patient Access Specialist is one of the first people you will meet. She/he will take you through the registration process, and then you will meet with your care team. We look forward to caring for you and providing exceptional customer service. Call 1-877-632-6789 to make an appointment or visit http://www.mdanderson.org/

Medical and financial clearance at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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At MD Anderson Cancer Center, we understand that finding out you have cancer is a stressful time. We want to make it easy to set appointments with our experts. To help with this process, a Patient Access Specialist will speak with you to learn more about your medical condition and insurance coverage. In this video, we will explain our financial and medical clearance process, including options for those who don’t have insurance. Thank you for trusting us with your care. We are here for you....

Becoming a patient at MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Thank you for considering MD Anderson Cancer Center for your cancer care. We see and treat a variety of patients, including the newly diagnosed, those who have received previous cancer treatment, those who simply suspect they have cancer, and those who may be interested in our cancer prevention services. This video will give you an overview of what to expect when becoming a new patient. Together with our patients, our care teams, employees and volunteers are united in one goal of Making...

Exercises for the cancer patient - full video

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Carol Harrison, senior exercise physiology technologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, guides the cancer patient through exercises that will strengthen the abdominal & back, chest and legs. For more information, please visit: http://www.mdanderson.org/newsroom/cancer-newsline/cancer-newsline-topic... .

Proton therapy treatment for glioblastoma

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Glioblastoma multiforme is one of the toughest brain tumors to treat and also is one of the most aggressive. Paul Brown, M.D., professor in Radiation Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses a ground-breaking clinical trial that treats glioblastoma with intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT). Also in this podcast, Brown explains other new discoveries in adult and childhood brain cancer research and the importance of a skilled proton therapy center.

Breast cancer patients offers health tips

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Exercise, healthy diet and doing activities to keep you mentally alert are just some of the tips MD Anderson breast cancer patient, Doris Thomas, offers in this video.

Recent study on drug for newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients

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Bevacizumab offers no benefit for newly diagnosed glioblastoma (brain) cancer patients, MD Anderson-led study finds. Mark Gilbert, M.D., professor in Neuro-Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Minesh Mehta, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of Radiation Oncology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discuss their study in the front line setting for the treatment of glioblastoma.

Diagnostic testing before cancer treatment

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Before starting cancer treatment, breast cancer patient Doris Thomas went through a series of tests at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all in one day. Since MD Anderson is a multidisciplinary hospital, it is typical for tests to be scheduled and completed under one roof in one day. Tests performed include an echocardiogram, lung CT scan, lab work and brain MRI.

Breast cancer patient shares thoughts on starting treatment

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Three time cancer survivor (ductal carcinoma, bladder and now invasive lobular carcinoma) discusses how she is feeling now, what she plans to keep doing and what she will change as she goes through her chemotherapy treatment.

Ronald DePinho, M.D., on the future of cancer treatment and research

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http://bit.ly/k9A2zm In this clip, MD Anderson president-designate Ronald DePinho, M.D., gives his thoughts on the future of cancer treatment and research. The University of Texas System Board of Regents today (June 9) named Ronald A. DePinho, M.D., president of the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The Board announced Dr. DePinho, a Harvard professor and cancer institute administrator, as president following a special called meeting of regents. Dr. DePinho had been named the sole...